How to Make a Chrysanthemum Compress

Known as Ju Hua in Chinese, chrysanthemum is one of my favorite herbs.  It is a yellow or white flower that is similar to chamomile, in fact they are in the same family. Drinking chrysanthemum tea has several benefits and, as I explain above, the flowers can be used as a compress as well. Owing to antimicrobial effects of the essential oils in its flowers, chrysanthemum can help resolve colds and flus when consumed and may be used topically for... Read More

Introducing Sweet Beet Acupuncture

I am beyond thrilled to announce that after being a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist for over 3 years, with the good fortune of amazing patients and a supportive mentor, as of February 1st, 2016 I am finally launching my own practice: Sweet Beet Acupuncture! Take a minute to look around at my new website at, you can even schedule an appointment online if you are local to Los Angeles! I would like to take this moment... Read More